Media Servers

ISTAR Mini Network Media Tank

ARTICLE INDEX

File Formats

This thing will play just about anything.  Here is a list of specs from ISTAR:

You can basically play any sort of SD/HD content available today with this.  Samsung's CEO even stated that Blu-ray  has a life of about 5 years, only,  so units like this may be the future of how you watch movies in your home.

Playback Specifications

Support Media Containers:
  • MPEG1/2/4 Elementary (M1V, M2V, M4V)
  • MPEG1/2 PS (M2P, MPG)
  • MPEG2 Transport Stream (TS, TP, TRP, M2T, M2TS, MTS)
  • VOB
  • AVI, ASF, WMV
  • Matroska (MKV)
  • MOV (H.264), MP4, RMP4
Supported Video Codecs:
  • XVID SD/HD
  • MPEG-1
  • MPEG-2
  • MP@HL
  • MPEG-4.2
  • ASP@L5, 720p, 1-point GMC
  • WMV9
  • MP@HL
  • H.264
  • BP@L3
  • VC-1
  • MP@HL
  • AP@L3
Supported Audio Codecs:
  • AAC, M4A
  • MPEG audio (MP1, MP2, MP3, MPA)
  • WAV
  • WMA
Supported Surround Sound Containers:
  • DTS, AC3
Supported Picture Formats:
  • JPEG, BMP, PNG, GIF
Other supported Formats:
  • ISO, IFO
Supported Subtitles:
  • SRT, SMI, SUB, SSA